WIT Research Day

Contact person 
Valerie Brett
Waterford Institute of Technology
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Knowledge Transfer Practice
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
No information provided
Identify the Knowledge Transfer area to which the practice belong 
University-Industry relations
Indicate the country from which the practice is 
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
No information provided
What is the title/name of the practice? 
WIT Research Day
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the practice 
Higher education institutions (education function)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
What is the aim/objective? 
This event is a celebration of Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity within WIT.The practice has three main aims: to celebrate the quality of research across all schools within the institute, to enable academic staff and postgraduate students to meet and learn about the research carried out across the institute, to enable networking between researchers from different academic disciplines and to encourage interdisciplinary research and to increase awareness within WIT of the research currently being conducted.
Give an overview of the practice 
One full day conference which includes key note speakers, presentation of ongoing research across all schools, research demonstrations and post grad poster presentations.
What is the date of creation of this practice? 
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Is the practice still active? 
What is the approximate budget needed for implementing this practice? 
What kind of resources is needed for implementing the practice? 
An advisory board made up from staff across all departments to review research submissions. Administrative duties and organisation duties on the research day. Engagement of WIT research staff on the day.
Is this practice linked to an instrument/policy?